.What is RRB Group D Exam?
This Railway Recruitment Board is considered to be a government organization of India to recruit new employees, who are appointed to work in the Railways. This Railway Recruitment Board is established on the basis of policies that have been developed over time.
The objective of this RRB is to rationalize the workload, speed up the selection process, organize recruitment at the national level and reach the candidates to the recruitment board. The Railway Recruitment Boards are responsible for conducting the Group D exam.
Know about this RRB Group D Exam: Railway Recruitment Board Railway Recruitment Cell is going to conduct RRB Group D Exam for the year 2021. This examination is conducted at the national level for various posts like Helper / Assistant, Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Pointsmen in various departments of the Government of India.
Let me tell you, the RRB Group D exam can be conducted on 21 April 2021 (tentative) as per the notification of the Ministry of Railways. This entire exam consists of two computer-based tests and one physical proficiency test.
The time and exam date will be issued only after the release of the admit card for this RRB Group D 2021 exam. It may be possible to make the exam permanent after the official announcement in the RRB Group D exam date section for all the last dates and changes in the exam.
A total of 21 Railway Recruitment Boards have been set up in various cities in India. In this RRB objectives, it is necessary to monitor all the activities of the RRB, in which the expenditure for recruitment for all the candidates is also available.
|Assistant Depot (Stores)||Stores|
|Assistant Loco Shed (Diesel)||Mechanical|
|Assistant Loco Shed (Electrical)||Electrical|
|Assistant Operations (Electrical)||Electrical|
|Assistant Signal & Telecom||S and T|
|Assistant Track Machine||Engineering|
|Assistant TL & AC||Electrical|
|Assistant TL & AC (Workshop)||Electrical|
|Track Maintainer Grade IV||Engineering|
RRB Group D 2020-21: Highlights
|Exam name||RRB Group D 2019|
|Advertisement number||Centralized Employment Notice (CEN) No. RRC 01/2019|
|Conducting authority||Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs)|
|Job location||Across India|
|Selection stages||CBT, Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification and Medical Examination|
|Application dates||March 12 to April 12, 2019|
|Exam dates||April-June 2021|
|Exam subjects||General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness and Current Affairs|
|Exam time||90 minutes|
|Exam mode||Computer- Based Test|
|Exam purpose||To select candidates for various posts in RRC Level 1|
RRB Group D eligibility criteria
According to nationality, educational qualification, and age limit, one can see the eligibility criteria of RRB Group D below. For this recruitment process, only those candidates are selected who fulfill this eligibility criterion.
This document is a verification of all the certificates given in support of the examination authority eligibility, at the time of verification. If you have any discrepancies in the matter of eligibility, then all the candidates are dismissed from the recruitment process.
A candidate should be:
(A) a citizen of India, or
(B) a subject of Nepal, or
(C) a subject of Bhutan, or
(D) Tibetan refugees who had arrived in India before January 1, 1962, with the intention of settling in India permanently.
(() A person of Indian origin who came from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Uganda, East African countries Kenya, Malawi, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
This is provided that the Government of India has issued the eligibility certificate to the candidates belonging to (B), (C), (D), and (E).
All the candidates are required to be between 18 to 33 years of age. In this, candidates belonging to reserved categories also get relaxation in the upper age limit.
Age relaxation for this category-wise (as of July 1, 2019)
|Category||Age Relaxation (In years)|
The Candidates who have completed the 10th standard from an institute recognized by NCVT / SCVT, either equivalent given by NCVT or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) were eligible to apply. ITI was made non-compulsory for Group D recruitment
RRB Group D dates
This table below contains RRB Group D dates which can get information related to the application process, examination, admit card, results, etc.
|RRB Group D 2020 events||RRB Group D dates 2020||Salient Features|
|RRB Group D 2019 notification||23-Feb-2019||RRB Group D notification was released along with schedule and other exam details|
|Application Form||12- Mar-2019 to 12-Apr-2019||Only online application forms were accepted for the recruitment|
|Fee payment||23 Apr-2019||There were two separate fee payment dates-online and offline. Candidates could pay the fees online till this date|
|Fee payment through SBI Challan||18-Apr- 2019||Candidates could pay their application fees offline through SBI Challan|
|Last date of fee payment through post office challan||18-Apr- 2019||Candidates also had the option to pay their application fees through post office challan|
|Final submission of applications||26-Apr- 2019||Candidates could finally submit their applications after fee payment till this date|
|CBT exam||15-Dec-2020 (April to June 2021)||The tentative month when the RRB Group D exam will be conducted has been announced. The exact dates are yet to be announced|
RRB Group D 2021 Exam Date
This revised schedule for RRB Group D 2021 Examination was released by the Ministry of Railways. The application form for this RRB Group D exam is only available in the online method. The time limit for paying the examination fee varies for both online and offline payment.
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The examination was postponed due to the ongoing epidemic at this time, and it can now be held from April 21, 2021, to January 1, 2022, according to the latest notification from the Ministry of Railways. All the candidates should check the important dates given below.
|Release of Official Notifications||—|
|RRB Group D Applications Form Start Date|
|Last date of Applications Form|
|Closing Date for Payment of Applications Fees (Offline)|
|Closing Date for Payment of Applications Fees (Online)|
|RRB Group D Admit Card Release Date||To be announced|
|RRB Group D Exam Date||April 21, 2021 (Tentative)|
|RRB Group D Results||To be announced|
RRB Group D Admit Card Dates
This RRB Group D recruitment process started in 2019, and the examination was held in September-October 2019. However, the examination was not done as per the scheduled schedule.
This has been re-announced by the RRB and the RRB Group D exam began on December 15, 2020, but was not conducted. This RRB has announced the month when the examination will be conducted, however, the exact exam dates have not yet been announced. All the candidates can be checked before the temporary RRB Group D dates 2020-21.
|RRB Group D 2020 Events||RRB Group D 2020 Dates (Tentative)|
|Date of RRB Group CBT||April to June 2021|
|Release of admit card||April 2021|
How to download the RRB Group D Admit Card?
It is mandatory for the candidates to follow the steps given below to download the RRB Group D Hall Ticket
- First, visit the official websites of http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
- Now, the link will appear on the home page, click on it, ‘Download e-call letter, Then, by clicking on the link, the
- candidates are sent to the login page.
- Now, fill in the user ID and password.
- Then, RRC Group D Admit Card can be seen on the screen.
- In the last, download the Railway Group D Admit Card and take a printout of the same
Details in RRC Group D Admit Card
|Roll number||Name and address of the exam center||Candidate’s signature|
|Registration number||Date of exam||Invigilator’s signature|
|Candidate’s name||Exam Shift||Exam Trade|
|Photograph||Reporting time||Exam Slot|
|Signature by the chairman||Nearest Railway station||Google map link|
|Roll number||Reporting time|
|Registration number||Test center code|
|Date of birth||Community|
|Shift||Exception if any|
|Space for a photograph to be affixed
at the exam center
|Space for Self declaration|
|Date of exam||Candidate’s left thumb impression (1 and 2)|
|Invigilator’s Signature||Chairman’s signature|
How to Download RRB Group D result 2020?
The Candidates need to follow the steps below to check the result of RRB Group D.
- First, visit the respective regional websites of http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/
- Then, on the home page, the candidates will get the result link
- Now, on clicking on the link, the result PDF opens on a new page,
- Then, find your roll number through Ctrl + F
- Now, download the result PDF
RRB Group D 2021 Registration
The form for this RRB Group D 2021 is filled online only. You can see the below-mentioned candidates how to successfully register for this exam.
How to apply for this RRB Group D 2021 exam?
Step 1-First, go to the official website of RRB
Step 2-Now, search for the link RRB Group D Recruitment Notification.
Step 3-Then, click on Apply Online button
Step 4-Now, choose a new registration if the candidates are applying for the first time and have not registered before.
Step 5-Now, fill in all the details like personal, contact and educational details well.
Step 6-Then, upload the scanned copy of the photograph and signature ‘by size’.
Step 7-Now, let’s move forward with the fee payment process
Step 8-Then, preview the application form and submit it as well.
Step 9-You should also take a printout of the application form for your future use.
RRB Group D 2021 Photograph Specifications
The specifications for the photographs are given below-
|Background||White/ Light colour|
|Dimensions||35mmX45mm with name and date printed on it|
|Format||JPG/JPEG scanned with 100 DPI|
RRB Group D 2020-21 Application Form Fee
The RRB Group D 2020-21 Applications Form fee is tabulated below. The applications fee varies from category to category.
|Category||RRB Group D 2021 Application Fee|
|General / OBC||INR 500|
|SC/ ST/ PH||INR 250 (Refundable on appearing in the CBT exam)|
Mode of Fee Payment: All the candidates can choose their mode of payment and can also take a print out of the payment confirmation page for their future references. This Railway Recruitment Board has given the candidates two options to pay for the Group D 2021 Examination.
- Online – The Candidates pay the application form fee through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking
- Offline – All the candidates should make payment by the offline method by depositing the amount in any recognized bank in India or any computerized post office in India.
RRB Group D 2021 Syllabus
The syllabus of RRB Group D 2021 comprises the following subjects:
- General Intelligence and Reasoning
- General science
- General Awareness and Current Affairs.
RRB Group D 2021 Mathematics Syllabus
- Number System
- Ration & Proportion
- Time & Distance
- Profit & Loss
- Time & Work
- Simple & Compound Interest
- Elementary Statistics
- Geometry & Trigonometry
- Square root
- Calendar & Clock
- Age Calculations
- Pipes & Cistern
RRB Group D 2021 General Intelligence & Reasoning Syllabus
- Coding and Decoding
- Venn diagram
- Mathematics operations
- Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
- Conclusions and Decision making
- Analytical Reasoning
- Statement – Arguments & Assumptions
- Alphabetical and Number Series
- Similarities and differences
RRB Group D 2021 General Science Syllabus
- Life Sciences
Note: The questions asked in the General Science paper would be of the grade level X or 10.
RRB Group D 2021 General Awareness Syllabus
- Indian Railways
- Indian Constitution
- Books and Authors
- Indian History
- Indian Geography
- Indian Economy
- Countries and Capitals
- Awards and Recognitions
- Countries and Currencies
- Science and technology
- Union budget
RRB Group D 2021 Exam Pattern
The RRB Group D 2021 comprises of three stages which include:
1- RRB Group D CBT (Computer-Based Test)
2- RRB Group D PET (Physical Efficiency Test)
3- RRB Group D DV (Document Verification)
RRB Group D Computer-Based Test
The Candidates can check the link for a detailed view of the exam pattern.
|Exams Name||RRB Group D Computer-Based Test|
|Mode of Exams||Computer-Based Test|
|Exams Duration||90 minutes|
|Number of Sections||4; General Awareness/Current Affairs, General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning|
|Total number of questions||100|
|Negative Marking||1/3 of the marks will be deducted for every incorrect response.|
|Number of questions per section||
RRB Group D Vacancies
The Candidates Is check below the zone-wise vacancies of RRB Group D 2021.
|Railway zones||Total vacancies|
|East Central Railway||3563|
|East Coast Railway||2555|
|Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro||10,873|
|North Central Railway and DLW||4730|
|North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO||4002|
|North Western Railway||5249|
|Northeast Frontier Railway||2894|
|Northern Railway, DMW and RCF||13153|
|South Central Railway||9328|
|South East Central Railway||1664|
|South Eastern Railway||4914|
|South Western Railway and RWF||7167|
|Southern Railway and ICF||9579|
|West Central Railway||4019|
RRB Group D 2020-21 Exam Centres
The RRB Group D will be conducted in the following cities
|RRB Region||Group D Exam Centres|
|Andhra Pradesh||Amalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Gudivada, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Narasapuram, Narasapuj, Narasapuzal, Narasapuram , Prodattur, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadipalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Guwahati, Jorhat|
|Bihar||Patna, Arrah, Aurangabad, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Muzaffarpur, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan|
|Delhi/ NCR||Ghaziabad, New Delhi, Greater Noida, Noida|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Mehsana, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Bhuj, Nadiad, Navsari, Rajkot, Silvassa, Surendranagar, Surat, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi|
|Haryana||Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Panchkula, Panipat, Rewari, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kaithal, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Mohindergarh, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|Karnataka||Bagalkot, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Dharwad, Kolar, Belgaum, Mangalore, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Gadag, Gulbarg, Hassan, Hubli, Uttara Kannada|
|Maharashtra||Ahmednagar, Beed, Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Ghadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Washim, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Yavatmal|
|Punjab||Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Khanna, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Muktasar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur, Ropar,|
|Rajasthan||Abu Road, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Dungarpur, Hanumangarh, Alwar, Bharatpur, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sri Ganganagar, Tonk, Udaipur|
|Uttar Pradesh||Banda, Barabanki, Bareilly, Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Bijnor, Bulandshahr, Faizabad, Gonda, Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Varanasi|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Bankura, Burdwan, Durgapur, Haldia, Berhampur, Bishnupur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Krishnagar, Siliguri, Greater Kolkata|
RRB Group D Exam Day Guidelines
- Tell that, given the COVID-19 epidemic, all candidates will be required to wear masks inside the examination center. And they need to maintain a safe distance from each other.
- All candidates will be allowed to wipe the hand inside the examination center.
- All the candidates are required to carry their RRB Group D Admit Card along with photo-identification proof at the examination center.
- All candidates must arrive at the examination center on time
- Let me tell you that the candidates who arrive late at the examination center are not allowed to sit in the examination.
- You do not get any type of electronic devices in this exam center.
- Copying, cheating, or any other type of malicious behavior is considered prohibited.